So-called bucket list destinations come with big expectations — and often big crowds too.
While overtourism can ruin many a holiday destination, it’s not the only reason vacations miss the mark. Here, travel writers who contribute to CNBC’s Global Traveler share the worst disappointments of their professional careers.
“Although I may have my passport taken away for saying this as an Englishman, I found Stonehenge decidedly underwhelming.
“It didn’t help that at the time I was a university student working as a tour guide, so [I] had to convince 45 Americans on our bus that they were about to undergo a life-changing experience: seeing up close a 4,500-year-old testament to…